Monday 7th January 2019

Late News, 6/1, St Ives: 2 pairs of Stonechat (2 male, 2 female) on The Island. Also 4 female and 2 male Black Redstart in Barnoon cemetery. (K Money)

Late news, 6/1, Feock: 2 Dunnock, 1 Nuthatch, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch (m),
Blackcap (m), 1x Coal Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird 1n garden, happily all together! (K Hambly-Staite)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still present also Green Sandpiper and 8 Water Pipit. (P Fraser, D Julian) Also 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 10 Water Pipit. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Temminck’s Stint, Mike Spicer

Lower Tamar Lake: 36 Goosander 14m 22f (dawn count), 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Heron, 1f Scaup, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Tawny Owl calling in the car park, c15 Shoveler, 1m Pintail, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Reed Bunting, c12 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge) Also female Ring-necked Duck, 1 1w m Scaup, 1 1w m Pintail, 45 Goosander, 1 Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper,1+ Marsh Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 1+ Nuthatch and 1 Treecreeper. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Ring-necked Duck, Mike Spicer

Scaup, Mike Spicer

St Martin: 33 Cattle Egret in field next to chapel. (M Natrass)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Cattle Egret viewable distantly from the car park at 13:35. (R Treeby)

Tresawsan Fm, Tresillian River: 11 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mistle Thrush, 100 Chaffinch. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 2 (poss 3) Cattle Egret in muddy field with cattle east of Sennen from A30 this afternoon also 2 Little Egret. (P Freestone)

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Brambling, 6 Linnet, 1 Goldcrest, 1m Stonechat. (R Mudge)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Water Pipit viewable from the hide. (D Julian)

Helston: drake Shoveler on the boating lake. (J Allely)

Canonstown:  male Hen Harrier hunting over Splattenridden Farm at noon. (J Munday)

Land’s End: 2 Peregrine, c30 Snipe, c40 Skylark, 12 Reed Bunting. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, C Andrew)

Gluvian: 2 Snipe, 26 Redwing, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Dipper, 6 Bullfinch, 5 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto L Payne)

River Lynher, Wacker: 2 Spoonbill and 30 Avocet. (V Tucker, M Beer)

Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swan behind the Burniere hide. (D Julian)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 18 Coot, 7 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 fem Peregrine Falcon at 16:30. (S Grose)

St Clement, Tresillian River: fem Merlin, 1 Greenshank. (D Flumm)

Truro, Tesco Superstore,Truro River: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Looe Island: 4 Blackbird, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Bullfinch, 36 Carrion Crow, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 34 Cormorant, 2 Curlew, 5 Dunnock, 1 Eider, 14 Fulmar, 4 Gannet, 43 Great Black-backed Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 5 Meadow Pipit, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 23 Oystercatcher, 4 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 3 Robin, 5 Rock Pipit, 19 Shag, 1 Water Rail, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Woodpigeon, 6 Wren. (D Spooner)

St Ives: male Peregrine over ‘The Island’, 20+ Gannet fishing just offshore.  (B Hicks)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 1 m Black Redstart. (R Farnes)

Kingsmill Lake: 139 Avocet, 3 Grey Plover, 1 m Red-breasted Merganser, 80+ Wigeon, 180+ Dunlin, 64 Black-tailed Godwit, 90+ Teal, 60+ Lapwing, 11 Greenshank, 80+ Redshank and 1 Great Crested Grebe.

Pentire Point West: 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

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